For a glimpse of the future, have a look at the first milestone of the Eclipse E4 project. Two goals of the project are:
- Simplify the Eclipse programming model
- Enable the platform for use on emerging web-based runtime technologies
Would you like to use CSS to style SWT? What if you could cross-compile SWT to Flex or Dojo?
E4 is an incubator project. The features developed in E4 are not targeted for any specific Eclipse release.